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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots veering to northeast 5 to 15 early Friday morning.



Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 30 to 40 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 2 December 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday weakening low located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday weakening ridge located from Explorer to
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight approaching low located southwest of

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PST 2 December 2021 A broad low anchored over the Gulf of Alaska will continue to
generate westerly gale force winds across waters west of Haida Gwaii
including Bowie. The low will gradually weaken and the winds will
ease to moderate to strong westerly winds beginning Friday morning.

A weak disturbance may cross Bowie, northwest to southeast on Friday
night. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds could accompany this

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